Dr Claudia Maizen
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Dr. Claudia Maizen

MBBS BSc (Hons) MRCS FRCS (Trauma & Orth)
Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon

Dr. Claudia Maizen:


Dr. Claudia Maizen is a Consultant Paediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon at Barts Health in London, UK.

She has a special interest in treatment of DDH and hip Ultrasound screening, and is a founding member of the International Interdisciplinary Consensus Committee for DDH Evaluation (ICODE), chair of the education committee, part of the audit and research committee, as well as member of the BSCOS DDH steering group.

Specialist interests

Paediatric orthopaedics and trauma with special interest:
DDH incl Graf hip ultrasound screening / paediatric hip conditions,
paediatric and adolescent foot and ankle,
Neuromuscular conditions/BTX treatment for CP patients.

About Dr. Claudia Maizen

Dr. Maizen was born in Austria and attended medical school at the Karl Franzens University Graz. She completed her orthopaedic training in Austria and moved to the UK for further training in paediatric orthopaedics and foot and ankle conditions, before being appointed as consultant at the Royal London Hospital in 2010, where she is since clinical lead for the paediatric neuromuscular service. In her academic career she has published numerous papers in peer-reviewed journals, is PI for numerous multicenter studies and reviewer and subspecialty editor for peer- reviewed journals. She has a passion for medical education and is also faculty on international courses and course organiser of the Graf hip Ultrasound courses in London. Dr. Maizen is also involved in humanitarian projects and contributes to providing orthopaedic care to children in Africa and Mongolia, where she is also involved in teaching local surgeons.

Dr Maizen treats all paediatric orthopaedic conditions including paediatric trauma, paediatric hips, paediatric and adolescent foot and ankle problems and neuromuscular conditions requiring orthopaedic input.


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